Category Archives: Nutrition

Raw Is Not Always Healthy – Why Dog Food Opponents Are Barking Up The Wrong Tree

A recent ‘Daily Mail’ article reawakens the old raw food controversy arguing that dog food companies are getting away with murder feeding our pets unhealthy processed foods: “The big businesses selling us processed dog food use ingredients unsuitable for human

Raw Is Not Always Healthy – Why Dog Food Opponents Are Barking Up The Wrong Tree

A recent ‘Daily Mail’ article reawakens the old raw food controversy arguing that dog food companies are getting away with murder feeding our pets unhealthy processed foods: “The big businesses selling us processed dog food use ingredients unsuitable for human

Does Berlin Need A Dog Restaurant? Of Course It Does!

An eatery with a difference opened in Berlin this year – it caters exclusively for dogs: “Business owner David Spanier, 31, had the idea for the doggy deli after finding his own canine friend could not digest pet food from

Does Berlin Need A Dog Restaurant? Of Course It Does!

An eatery with a difference opened in Berlin this year – it caters exclusively for dogs: “Business owner David Spanier, 31, had the idea for the doggy deli after finding his own canine friend could not digest pet food from

Think Dogs On Marihuana Are Funny? It’s Doing The Same To You!

Since medical marihuana became legalized, the the incidence of marihuana poisoning in dogs has increased four times. The ‘stoned dogs’ YouTube videos are a comedy hit. The sad fact is, many of the poisoned dogs die. But here is the

Think Dogs On Marihuana Are Funny? It’s Doing The Same To You!

Since medical marihuana became legalized, the the incidence of marihuana poisoning in dogs has increased four times. The ‘stoned dogs’ YouTube videos are a comedy hit. The sad fact is, many of the poisoned dogs die. But here is the

How To Save On Dog Food

I wouldn’t be telling you anything new if I say that dog food is very expensive! Pound for pound, buying dog food is not that different in price then buying human food for you and I. Which is a real rip-off

How To Save On Dog Food

I wouldn’t be telling you anything new if I say that dog food is very expensive! Pound for pound, buying dog food is not that different in price then buying human food for you and I. Which is a real rip-off

Pet Food Recall – What You Should Do

“Breeder’s Choice Pet Food has announced a voluntary pet food recall involving one of its products due to possible contamination withSalmonella bacteria. The recall involves AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal and Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula manufactured with ‘Best Before’ dates of August 28, 2013, August

Pet Food Recall – What You Should Do

“Breeder’s Choice Pet Food has announced a voluntary pet food recall involving one of its products due to possible contamination withSalmonella bacteria. The recall involves AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal and Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula manufactured with ‘Best Before’ dates of August 28, 2013, August

Do Dogs Need Food Variety?

Imagine you would get porridge – for breakfast and dinner, every day. Or a soup, or roast chicken – doesn’t matter what, but the same thing every day. It would get pretty boring, wouldn’t it? So it’s not surprising that many of

Do Dogs Need Food Variety?

Imagine you would get porridge – for breakfast and dinner, every day. Or a soup, or roast chicken – doesn’t matter what, but the same thing every day. It would get pretty boring, wouldn’t it? So it’s not surprising that many of

Is This Animal Abuse?

If giving children too much food is ‘child abuse’ these days, is giving dogs too much food ‘animal abuse’? “A portly Labrador retriever, thought to perhaps be the fattest dog in the United Kingdom, is being slimmed down thanks to

Is This Animal Abuse?

If giving children too much food is ‘child abuse’ these days, is giving dogs too much food ‘animal abuse’? “A portly Labrador retriever, thought to perhaps be the fattest dog in the United Kingdom, is being slimmed down thanks to

How To Get Your Dog To Lose Weight In One Simple Step

Most ‘how to’ articles offer the reader a ready made program: ‘how to get tighter abs in 2 weeks’, ‘how to save money with a budget’, etc, etc. So when I set down to write the ‘how to get your

How To Get Your Dog To Lose Weight In One Simple Step

Most ‘how to’ articles offer the reader a ready made program: ‘how to get tighter abs in 2 weeks’, ‘how to save money with a budget’, etc, etc. So when I set down to write the ‘how to get your

How ‘Green’ Is Your Dog? Not Very.

It appears that the problem with Climate Change is not you – it’s your dog. Or more specifically, your dog’s enormous Carbon footprint: “Pet food is the primary cause of dogs having a high ecological footprint. The pet food industry

How ‘Green’ Is Your Dog? Not Very.

It appears that the problem with Climate Change is not you – it’s your dog. Or more specifically, your dog’s enormous Carbon footprint: “Pet food is the primary cause of dogs having a high ecological footprint. The pet food industry

When It Comes To Poisonous Dog Treats, Don’t Expect Answers From China

Faced with mounting evidence that Chinese – made dog treats are killing dogs, the Peoples’ Republic has responded in the only way it knows how – by banning the investigation: “According to Thursday’s publication of NBC News, it is apparent that

When It Comes To Poisonous Dog Treats, Don’t Expect Answers From China

Faced with mounting evidence that Chinese – made dog treats are killing dogs, the Peoples’ Republic has responded in the only way it knows how – by banning the investigation: “According to Thursday’s publication of NBC News, it is apparent that

Why Dogs Chew Bones – Yes, There Is A Good Reason

New research sheds light on the early developments of the dog’s humble jaw bone: ‘The only way that dogs roaming the open plains could snatch very large prey from a herd was to work together. “And after many generations of

Why Dogs Chew Bones – Yes, There Is A Good Reason

New research sheds light on the early developments of the dog’s humble jaw bone: ‘The only way that dogs roaming the open plains could snatch very large prey from a herd was to work together. “And after many generations of

Dogs Don’t Do ‘Vegetarian’

Can you feed your dog a vegetarian diet? Well, the theoretical answer is Yes. Dogs are not cats and will not develop an illness just because they are not fed meat. Let me qualify this by saying that I do

Dogs Don’t Do ‘Vegetarian’

Can you feed your dog a vegetarian diet? Well, the theoretical answer is Yes. Dogs are not cats and will not develop an illness just because they are not fed meat. Let me qualify this by saying that I do